Around 3 million Americans at present have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute forecasts a 58% increase in the number of patients with glaucoma, raising the number of those affected to 4.2 million by 2030. With the prevalence of glaucoma, it’s wise to be informed about the basics of this particular eye disease. In observance of […]
Video: How Does Glaucoma Gradually Degrade Eyesight?
Your eyes constantly produce fluids to maintain intraocular pressure (IOP). When you have glaucoma, however, these fluids fail to drain properly. Over time, this may lead an increase in IOP, optic nerve damage, and, possibly, blindness. In today’s post, your trusted eye doctor from Park Slope Eye explains what happens inside your eyes when you […]